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Preliminary Event Briefing - Earthquake - British Virgin Islands - May 8 2022

A magnitude 5.5 earthquake occurred at 13:32:58 (UTC) on 8 May 2022, 70 km (43.5 mi) NNE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands; 85.1 km (52.9 mi) NNE of Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands and 144.8 km (90 mi) NNE of Saint Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. Initial estimates from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) located the epicentre of the event at 18.976°N, 64.359°W, and at a depth of 25.0 km.